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suggested tools for trying different fonts / colors / layouts? Minimalist / simple? [migrated]

I'm a developer working on some personal projects, and I'd like to get better at the design + aesthetic side so the pages actually look better. I've tried Figma and Gimp, plus some other tools ... ...
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Dropdown that takes instant action on a web app - is this an accessibility or usability issue?

Dropdowns that take action on websites were frowned upon years ago in that users of screenreaders didn't necessarily want to activate an item in a dropdown as they navigated through the dropdown to ...
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Styleguides: In which category do breadcrumb trail menus fall?

I am designing a new style guide from an existing style guide. The breadcrumb menu is an essential part of the design. I am organizing the new style guide in categories such as Colors, Typography, ...
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What type of colours should I use for 3 level of message bars for better user experience?

We have designed an assessment test mobile application. Where we need to show 3 levels of information after the header bar. Here are the screenshots: As shown in the above screenshots, we are showing ...
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Webdesign approach issues [closed]

I have pretty general issue. I am a Software Developer who spinned into JavaScript recently and I would like to learn how to develop websites. My biggest issue is how to transform my visual ideas / ...
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Address validation in ecommerce. How to present? [closed]

Imagine a standard webshop with a standard checkout flow where the customer must enter a valid shipping address. I'm looking for a good usage of the UPS Address Validation - Street Level API but can't ...
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Onboarding walkthrough or let them explore?

Working on improving the onboarding process of an app. It's a large app with multiple modules (think Atlassian), and I can't decide whether or not to start users off on the main dashboard to let them ...
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What is the terminology, UI name for readonly field value?

What is the terminology of the following UI elements in this screenshot? John Doe https://www.facebook.com/john.doe Principal: john.doe@gmail.com ... These UI elements are readonly field values; ...
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Calendar zooming buttons - Should they zoom from the current position or from the current date?

I have a calendar and there are 3 buttons to zoom and show either a week, month or year. When you click any of those, should the center of zoom be the current date or the center of the viewport.
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Portable input device, best practices for setup

We're working on a mobile 3D scanning device. The device is small handheld device, about the size of a gopro camera. The device has no display or other controls. The idea is that the user connects the ...
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Am I wrong and is it in fact not weird for some elements in a radio button group to not generate events?

In a discussion under this answer to Make PySimpleGUI Radio Buttons generate events I expressed that I felt that if some buttons (elements) in a single group of radio buttons generated an event and ...
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Identity and abuse in software build around anonymity

I am developing a new application (web + mobile) that sort of builds around anonymity and requires a big audience to be interesting. People will be in direct contact with each other (one on one), but ...
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Strategies for temporary highlighting a tab

I was wondering what strategies can be used to temporarily highlight a tab. With temporarily I mean change its appearance for a week or month or so to notify that something on that tab has changed. ...
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How to colloborate and define new style guide for an existing corporate design?

As a naive ux designer, I am facing problem to define a style guide. There is existing style guide made with Adobe XD. As a Team effort we would like to improve and manage the style guide. A ...
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Alternatives for subpages to structure content

I am looking for an alternative for an index page https://www.big-direkt.de/de/leistungen/pflegeversicherung/pflege-zu-hause.html-0 The problem: There is too much content to arrange it under each ...
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Should I keep my change password section within the change profile section or settings?

I've seen some mobile apps keep the change password section separately from the edit profile screen (for instance Instagram) but some just keep it inside the edit profile screen itself. I personally ...
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Is there a name for a “Card with window/cutout” UI element

I have an app with a lot of card UI elements, they work great to organise data in categories. However, I am running into issues when I have a lot of data that I want to arrange in multiple columns. I ...
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What are the most commonly understood signs/icons for chat interactions?

I'm designing an in-app chat feature where users get can live support from chat agents. What are the most commonly understood signs/icons for chat receipts like sending sent not sent delivered not ...
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Should empty optional field displayed in form overview before submitting?

FORM FIELDS Required fields: name, address, etc. Two optional fields: overtime hours and remarks. FLOW Fill in the form Click Review Form Form changes to review mode (no input fields, only a ...
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Requesting break down data for an amount or number

I am developing a page that allows managers to select teams and individuals needed for a project. When selecting a team, each employee within that team is shown with their known skills. Once an ...
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Order of arrangement controls for Back/Front Backward/Forward

Backstory A discussion came up in my organization where we're looking at the conventions for ordering the Forward/Backward and Front/Back buttons for our desktop application, which runs on Mac, ...
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Should browser page back present modals as well as pages?

Currently on using the browser back button our site pages back through not only pages but any modals used - if the modals were part of a 'series' (e.g. three consectiive modals to capture information) ...
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Bold or unbold?

Consider the following selections in a text editor: At the end of the second line, there is an non-bold space. For each example, when you click the Bold button, should it bold or unbold the ...
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whats the reason for having time slots in 30 minute intervals? [closed]

What are the usability benefits of having 30-minute intervals for time slots when let's say, booking an appointment? I can only think that it is because it is easier to remember but what about if a ...
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what is the best experience to show dropdown data in hall page [closed]

guys please I am stuck on a task I have to do, but I don't feel it's right to do in this way I am working on web app for my company it will show as iframe in our client's page here in academies, we ...
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Confirming to the user that the message was resent, after it failed on customer support chat

I'm designing a in-app live chat agent support UX. In the situation that a message wasn't sent to the agent, there will be a micro error message below the chat bubble with the resend option. my ...
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User testing, is it really necessary to do for each application in same domain

Just wanna start saying that hope everyone is safe and healthy. I have thought about user testing done for apps sharing the same domain to start the design improvement process. For example I have had ...
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Is there any research on where (on the physical screen) people prefer to read content

For example, on a page full with content, where at the bottom near the fold there is some content. Where do users tend to scroll to to read this content? Will they read it where it is, at the bottom ...
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Proper translation of questionnaire into French and German [closed]

We're working on a free tool that will allow generation of PDF document for System Usability Test with additional couple questions and need help with properly translating into French and German the ...
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Is there a name for a layout containing a list and detailed view of currently selected list item?

Like in an attached screenshot - on the left there is a list of all orders and on the right detailed view of a invoice of a selected order. Is there a name for such a layout / UX workflow?
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Localisation of MM/DD/YYYY prompt date letter abbreviations

If a website is localised are users always going to understand that D = Day, M = Month even though these abbreviations are English abbreviations ? (global site, joe public users )
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Suitable symbols for “the beginning/end of”? [closed]

I would like some suggestions for suitable symbols or graphical elements for the beginning/end of something (a road or something more metaphysical). I will match them with existing elements ...
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Is there an established term for the “initial scan” a user does on a page?

This introductory article on the role of contrast in design says Designers should know that we humans habitually scan our surroundings. We may focus on one small area or item for a time, but when ...
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Save functionality with multi-datatype inputs

I apologize if the question title seems unclear. I have a business application with multiple input/data types on the same screen: A couple "basic" text input and dropdown menus. These fields are ...
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How to show list have mixed rows that can be deleted while some rows that cannot be deleted?

Hope you enjoying WFM. I had a query, we are showing a list of both external and internal users. While internal users are federated and cannot be deleted. Only external users can be deleted. We have ...
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Should empty state use a universal symbol or specialised?

Hye, Im wondering is it better to have a universal icon/illustration for the empty states. Means that the same message like 'There's nothing here' with X icon on all screens during empty state. Or ...
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Best horizontal order of icons for list-based operations (e.g. edit/delete or delete/edit)

we are redesigning a web-based application that handles a lot of lists, where every line represents a single item. Like a list of emails or a list of books. Every item offers 3 functionalities: delete,...
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Display large chart inside a card in a Dashboard

I'm going to design a Dashboard, I know how to show the information but my client said to me that a cohort chart is going to have a lot of information. I wonder if it's ok to add to the card that ...
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When using a Pencil icon is it necessary to add “edit” next to the icon? [duplicate]

I am working with a new designer who feels strongly that when you use a pencil icon signifying edit you must also add the text "Edit" next to the icon. This is not consistent with how our other pages ...
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Overdue tasks in a filtered task list

I am designing a screen where users can see their tasks that are due in a selected period of time. They might have tasks assigned in future as well and the UI lets them focus on a specific time period....
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How a “Still not what you're looking for?” element should look like?

I'm building a product page for customizable work. Each work can be customized by the user according to what the vendor specifies. However, if there's something that you want that is not customizable, ...
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Should you use hyperlinks in mailer daemon responses?

Context We have huge base of eldery people using our mailing system. We currently installed antispam which sends you back any e-mail considered as spam. You need to copy code, then go on separate ...
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Dynamic Hosted vs. Statilcally Hosted Web's Performance Metrics

As most of you might not get heard the term JAMstack, it's getting common as it makes the development phase simpler. It makes a light paradigm shift for the platorms like Wordpress to the headless CMS,...
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How to display 'No option available' in dropdown menu because option is not yet registered?

Context: A student registration form with 10 fields, where 4 is dropdown. Dropdown option for example; university is empty unless you register the university first in the university registration ...
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Guidelines for designing interactive documents that also has a physical counterpart

I am looking for any guidelines or references on the design of interactive documents that have a physical counterpart (e.g. annual reports, whitepapers, research reports). At the moment I see a ...
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What approach can I do to show a # of elements until cover viewport without having to refresh the page if the user resize the window? [migrated]

I have to load several elements like a list with javascript. I have to fill the viewport if necessary because I need load more elements when the user reach the bottom of my container. for that I need ...
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Where is the best place to put notifications?

Our app currently has a Notification Center that can be accessed through an icon on the upper-right hand corner of the page. I'm in the process of designing a Dashboard, which it and of itself will ...
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Application of color to indicate interactivity in a table with a mix of sortable and unsortable columns

I'm working on an application and utilizing a blue color to indicate interaction. Links are indicated with the blue color and an underline, the buttons have a blue background, tooltip icons have a ...
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Make a simultaneous selector and display for decibels

I'm creating an android app that. I want to create a display for decibels that shows the actual noise captured by the phone. At the same time, I want the user to have an option to select the level of ...
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Conjoint analysis: show all combinations but bad comparisons OR good comparisons but not show all combinations?

For a project I'm doing a conjoint analysis to determine what attributes users find more important in getting an ad-free subscription for a website. The analysis consists of 3 attributes with 3 levels....

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